EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Jabil

Company/Organisation:
Jabil

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Gdanski; Pomorskie; Polnocny
Location of affected unit(s): Kwidzyń

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
Number Employed: 3100

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-06-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 05-06-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 600

Additional Information

Jabil, the American producer of electronic components for TV sets and assembler of finished goods, has announced that it will create 600 new jobs at its production facility in Kwidzyń (Pomeranian Special Economic Zone, Poland) by the end of 2017. The restructuring programme is associated with a new contract signed with a client from the US. Jabil is looking for about 100 technical specialists and 500 production staff. The source also reported the company have hired about 400 employees (100 engineers and technicians and 300 production workers) this year.

Jabil has been operating in Poland since 2005; the factory in Kwidzyń currently employs 3,100 people and it specialises in the production of photovoltaic modules, industrial video cameras and electronic components.